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Issues have come to light during recent on-site audits that could not only affect a golf facility's IPM Accreditation, but may also result in the IPM Agent's loss of their IPM Certification. Download the details by clicking on the message. Message to IPM Agents -...

The final deadline for submitting your 2020 Desk Review is May 31, 2021. After that time, a new registration year will have begun and 2020 Desk Reviews can no longer be accepted. This will result in a demotion of your IPM Accreditation status - Level 2...

On-site audits will once again be conducted during the 2021 season. A remote option will also be offered for those concerned with the uncertainties created by COVID-19. Remote audits will require IPM Agents to upload on-site documentation to the IPM website, including photos of equipment,...

2020 Desk Reviews submitted after the Jan. 31, 2021 deadline are subject to the late filing fee of $150 + HST. This date corresponds with the updated O. Reg. 63/09 that requires the 2020 Annual Report - Unlisted Pesticide Use to be posted to the...

The IPM Council has just received new wording for the Annual Report from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks (MECP). This is the document that must be printed, signed, scanned and uploaded to the public side of the website.  Our web designers...

As announced in the spring this year, the annual golf facility registration fee was reduced from $800+HST to $500+HST and the due date was delayed from June 1st to Sept. 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 registration year due to the uncertain effects of COVID-19. Rather...

Even though the actual annual cost to the IPM Council per golf facility registered in the IPM Accreditation Program exceeds the current $800 annual registration fee, the IPM Council of Canada is determined not to raise this fee. Moreover, in light of the difficult season...

In light of the unknown opening date for golf courses this season, clarification has been requested regarding when scouting is required. Scouting is an essential part of an IPM program and should start as soon as work begins on the property. However, for the IPM...

The Ontario government has released the final decision on proposed amendments to O. Reg. 63/09. For golf courses, the annual public meeting has been eliminated, but annual notification of neighbors and the Ministry has been added, if you do not have a fence around the...

In light of the cancellation of educational events due to COVID-19, the Golf Course Superintendents Assoc. of America (GCSAA) in partnership with the Ontario Golf Superintendents Assoc. (OGSA) are making some of their on-line courses available to everyone until June 1, 2020, to assist IPM...